In-silico analysis and homology modeling of Antifreeze protein type 1, Choline dehydrogenase and Betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase of an extreme psychrophile: Psychromonas ingrahamii 37

Abstract Antifreeze proteins (AFPs) are the class of polypeptides, facilitating cold-adaptation in psychrophilic organisms, whereas, Choline dehydrogenase (CHDH), and Betaine-aldehyde dehydrogenase (BADH) catalyze the production of a common osmoprotectant, glycine betaine, which owes for organism’s freeze tolerance as well. The present Bioinformatics study selects three proteins: type 1 AFP, CHDH, and BADH from an extreme […]

Screening of Indica Rice (oryza sativa 1) Genotypes against Low Temperature Stress Using Diversity Analysis

Abstract The nature and the magnitude of genetic divergence were estimated in 52 rice genotypes using Mahalonobis’s D2 – statistics. The genotypes were grouped into 8 clusters showing fair degree of relationship between geographic distribution and genetic divergence. Cluster VIII showed maximum intra cluster divergence while inter cluster divergence was maximum between clusters IV and […]

Effect of Various INM Practices on Yield, Urease and Dehydrogenase activity in Safflower

Abstract A field experiment was conducted to study the effect of organic manures in combination with inorganic nitrogen fertilizer on activity of urease and dehydrogenase and yield on safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) during rabi season 2009-10 at Students’ Farm of College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University. Among the different combinations tried, […]

Optimization of inducer concentration in the medium for production of Glutaminase from Erwinia

Abstract The purpose of study was to determine effect of inducer concentrations in the medium for production of Glutaminase enzyme from Erwinia. For production of glutaminase enzyme from free cells of Erwinia, various physical and chemical parameters were optimized. The microorganism Erwinia which is a source of glutaminase was procured from Institute of Microbial Technology, […]

Allelopathic effect of parthenium hysterophores plant and its component on the growth attributes of greengram and soybean

Abstract Parthenium is known for its allelopathic potential on other plants including weeds and crops by releasing allelochemicals into its environment directly from aerial parts through washing of the plants by rain and/or through roots and/or by decay of the plants and remaining residue in soil. The extracts of various parts of parthenium plants namely […]


Abstract Green leafy vegetable consumption has been associated with decreased risk of persistent metabolic diseases. The in vitro thrombolytic property of curry leaves (Murraya koenigii) and palak (Spinacia oleracea) was determined by using human blood. Aqueous extract of Murraya koenigii exhibited maximum clot lysis at a concentration of 10mg/ml contributing to 22.14%. Spinacia oleracea revealed […]